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The finest documentary series ever made on World War Two. Nothing else comes close. This definitive box set includes all 26 multiple award-winning episodes plus the eight bonus documentaries that accompanied the series, extended interviews with military leaders and politicians and ‘making of’ documentaries. Narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier.
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A televisual milestone and the benchmark for all war documentaries that followed, The World at War presents the story of World War Two, from its beginnings in Hitler’s pre-war Germany to its horrific climax at Hiroshima.
Made with the full co-operation of the Imperial War Museum and narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier, this powerful twenty-six part series combines eyewitness testimony with rare archive footage to tell the unforgettable story of the greatest conflict the world has ever known.
A brand-new digital restoration, this is The World at War as it is meant to be seen – in its original fullscreen format with the maximum picture area from the original film materials now visible onscreen.
 All eight supplementary documentaries made by the World at War production team
 “Making of” documentaries
 Experiences of War: unseen and extended interviews
 Dolby 5.1 mix (as well as original mono audio)
 Image Gallery